Articles by Yogini Shambhavi

  • Chidagni: the Goddess as the Fire of Consciousness

    This article is from Yogic Secrets of the Dark Goddess by Shambhavi Chopra Ma Kali gently tended the coals of my inner fires, stirring the flames of Agni to manifest every magical colour, permeating the very spanda or creative pulsation resonating throughout my being. At an innermost level, Agni is the fire of consciousness,Chidagni, the […]

  • Inner Experience Leads Me to Ma Tara

    Inner Experience Leads Me to Ma Tara From the book, Yogini, Unfolding the Goddess Within by Shambhavi Chopra (Wisdom Tree Books,www.wisdomtreeindia.com). Author’s website: www.shambhavi-yogini.com ”Saktivikase tu siva eva” – Pratyabhijnahrdayam On the unfolding of Sakti, one becomes Siva. At the early hour of Brahma Muhurta, the sacred time of Brahman, on a beautiful, still dawn […]

  • Yogini, the Enlightened Woman

    From the book, Yogini, Unfolding the Goddess Within by Shambhavi Chopra Note also Tathaastu magazine version of article “Aham Prema” I am Divine Love In the Bhavani-nama-sahasra (the Thousand Names of the Goddess Bhavani) as beautifully explained by Pandit Jankinath Kaul, “A Yogini is one who is possessed of magical powers.” Para Shakti, the Supreme […]

  • Yogeshwar, the Celestial Yogi

    Asanasthah sukham hrade nimajjati Shiva Sutra 3.16 The yogi who establishes himself in a steady posture easily becomes immersed in the ocean of the heart. ”Yogeshwar” is Shiva as the Lord of Yoga, the celestial ascetic, who after exploring the entire evolution of life and consciousness through the power of Yoga was able to transcend […]

  • Kali as the Yuga Shakti: the Power to Create a New World Age

    From Yogic Secrets of the Dark Goddess: Lightning Dance of the Supreme Shakti, by Shambhavi Chopra (Wisdom Tree Books2007) As the great power of time, Kali’s Shakti creates the different Yugas or world ages that humanity passes through during the long cycles of cosmic evolution. Kali is the Goddess of eternity watching over all our […]

  • Invoking the Divine Within

    As the Sun Lotus in Heaven, as the delightful Moon in the clouds, The Fire on the summit of the human world, Such is Mother Prachanda Chandika. – Kavyakantha Ganapati Muni The Mother Goddess opened up the windows of my heart to her beatitude and grace. The Goddess gently drew me into a mystical world […]

  • Unfolding the Harmony of Bliss

    The following article by Yogini Shambhavi was first published in Tathaastu Magazine. Outer phenomena spell dissatisfaction as well as momentary happiness in today’s world wind encounter with life. Anguish is an integral part of our existence as an inner discontent is the cause of our individual and collective unwholesome striving that never seems to end. […]

  • The Soma of Universal Delight

    The following article by Yogini Shambhavi was first published in Tathaastu Magazine. The Divine Feminine The most effective way to create and sustain universal harmony is to develop an environment of clarity, compassion, tolerance and acceptance, where we allow the field of our innate pure consciousness to manifest with reverence for all life. Envisioning the […]

  • The Cosmic Waters and the Flow of Ma Ganga

    The following article by Yogini Shambhavi was first published in Tathaastu Magazine. The Flow of the Yoga Shakti Yoga Shakti is the transformative power of consciousness, love and delight pulsating behind the forces of Nature and the very source of life. The key to physical, psychological and spiritual well-being consists of awakening thisShakti within our […]

  • Empowering the Yogini Shakti in Every Woman

    The following article by Yogini Shambhavi was first published in Tathaastu Magazine. Now, more than ever, women need to open themselves to the flow of divine grace and the power of the Devi, the Mother Goddess, to facilitate the birth of a higher consciousness in the world, not merely at an individual but also at […]